April 30, 2009 RSS feed / Lifestyle

Clarke County Junior Miss program to be held in Thomasville Saturday

The Clarke County Junior Miss 2009 program will be held Saturday, May 2 at 7 p.m. at the Thomasville Civic Center. This is the first time for the event to be held outside of Grove Hill. Lena Rivers Brunson attends Clarke County High School. More...

Walters-Drinkard to wed in Thomasville

Mr. and Mrs. Randy Pritchett Walters Sr. of Nanafalia announce the engagement and forth-coming marriage of their daughter, Karen Jeanette, to Cody Jarrod Drinkard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyce Daryl Drinkard of Thomasville. More...

Williams-Bradford plan May 30 wedding

Jimmy Ray and Renee Williams of Pine Hill announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Erika Day Williams to Glover Heath Bradford, son of Don Bradford of Scyrene and Rhonda Drinkard of Sandflat. More...

New Arrivals

Morgan

Mr. and Mrs. J.R. Morgan, (nee Margaret Harris) of Jackson announce the arrival of a son James Harding Morgan III, "Trey," born March 25, 2009 at 2:35 p.m. at Providence Hospital in Mobile. He weighed eight lbs., 3 1/2 ozs. More...

Autumn ferns are good picks

Gardening With Dora

Most of the ferns that we buy in hanging baskets in early spring are Boston ferns. They shed alarmingly over winter if brought inside, so usually they are discarded unless a sheltering greenhouse is available. More...

Third grader wins poster contest

Clarke County third-grader Addison Parrish, center, accepts the award for honorable mention in the Alabama Farm-City Poster Contest from Alabama Farmers Federation President Jerry A. Newby, left, and Alabama Farm-City Chairman J. Paul Till, right. More...

4-H program focuses on children of those serving in the military

Operation Military Kids is a new program for Alabama 4-H that supports "Suddenly Military Kids." These are the children of National Guard Active Duty and Reserve troops who before the "Global War on Terrorism" did not see themselves as military kid More...

Hospital Auxiliary giving away basket for Mother's Day

The Grove Hill Memorial Hospital Auxiliary announces its annual Mother's Day Gift Basket. More...

ART-FILLED SUNDAY AFTERNOON IN GROVE HILL

Grove Hill's first "Art in the Park" event drew lots of visitors Sunday afternoon. Vendors filled the Laurie Carleton Park on the Courthouse Square and lined Main Street. More...

Hattiesburg church site for Smith-Rivers event

Renee McCaa Smith of Jackson announces the engagement and forthcoming marriage of her daughter, Kathryn Elizabeth Smith of Purvis, Miss., to Reginald Jay Rivers III of Oxnard, Calif., son of Reginald Jay Rivers Jr. More...

Garnes-Hunt to wed in Gainestown June 20

Willie Mae Thomas-Garnes of Paterson, N.J. announces the engagement of her daughter, Victoria Lynn Garnes of Grove Hill, to Jarvis Kendall Hunt, son of Bertha Hunt of Gainestown and the late Jurain Hunt. More...

Final Plans

Ezell-Williams

Tasha Lynette Ezell and Davie Lee Williams will exchange wedding vows Saturday, May 2 at 4 p.m. at H.W. Pearce Junior Community House located at 500 Vanity Park Drive in Jackson. Ms. Ezell is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

C'ville group offers college scholarships

People United for the Advancement of Coffeeville (PUAC) is offering a college scholarship to two qualified high school students who will graduate this year, live in the community and plan to attend college. More...

Walkers promoting Log a Load for Kids

Four Alabamians are preparing for a long hike to raise money to benefit the critically ill, injured and abused children served by the state's two Children's Miracle Network Hospitals: USA Children's & Women's Hospital in Mobile and Children's Hospi More...

Now here's a tip!

• "Use a pastry blender to mash up eggs when you are making egg salad. It works on the yolks, too. I mash mine separately." — I.F. in Tennessee • Old towels can have new life in your kitchen. More...

Collecting

Q: I have nine Pyrex glass "Evenflo" baby bottles, complete with covers. Are they worth anything? — Alvina, Batavia, N.Y. More...